"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
                     --Steven Wright

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.